Computer Science

An engine for change through world-class research across all aspects of the computer science.

The Department was organized in 1965 and is one of the oldest departments of its kind in the country. The history of the department, including major events and when faculty joined, appears in the CS Timeline. It has a full-time faculty of nearly 40, approximately 155 resident Ph.D. graduate students, 14 MS students, 105 M.Eng students, and approximately 700 undergraduate CS majors, with around 275-300 students graduating each year.

Cornell University is located in Ithaca, New York, a city of about 30,000 people in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Both Cornell and Ithaca offer a wide range of cultural activities, sports, and outdoor activities with the pleasures of both city and country close at hand. Ithaca is Gorges!

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Contact Information:

Department of Computer Science
402 Gates Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-7501
Phone: 607-255-0983
Fax: 607-255-9143